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3 DAVE NELSON (Franchise player #0105 - 1976-01)

Position: 2B-1B

Dave Nelson

David Earl Nelson
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 160 lb.
College: UCLA

Born: June 20, 1944 in Fort Sill, OK
Acquired: November 12, 1975: Traded by the Texas Rangers to the Kansas City Royals for Nelson Briles

Released: April 1, 1978

MLB Debut: April 11, 1968
Final MLB Game: September 27, 1977
Royals Debut: April 9, 1976
Final Royals Game:
September 27, 1977
 
Statistics with the Royals (led team in bold)
Year G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA
1976 78 153 24 36 4 2 1 17 15 5 14 26 .235
1977 27 48 8 9 3 1 0 4 1 3 7 11 .188
w/Royals 105 201 32 45 7 3 1 21 16 8 21 37 .224
Career 813 2578 340 630 77 19 20 211 187 73 220 392 .244

For complete stats, go to Baseball-Reference.com's Dave Nelson page

 
Notes
Made the AL All-Star team in 1973 while playing for the Texas Rangers
Was a Royals TV announcer following his retirement
 

 

 
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